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Popular Android Dolphin Browser Is Now Available For iOS





Third-party Dolphin Browser app has become very popular among Android users and has been downloaded nearly 9 million times. As TechCrunch reports, Sequoia Capital invested over $10 million in this app, and some part of that sum will likely be directed to developing iOS version of the browser, which has just appeared in the App Store.

The iOS version has most of the features that made this app so popular among users of Android devices. They are convenient sidebar for quick access to bookmarks, built-in translations, customizable gestures, tabbed browsing, speed dial and more. It should be noted that Dolphin is based on Apple’s WebKit, as well as other third-party browser available on the App Store, default Safari app, and majority of browsers for smartphones.

This browser has some main competitors like Opera and several smaller competitors like SkyFire that are steadily gaining popularity among iOS users.

Android users will find out that add-ons are absent from the version for iOS devices, as iPhone’s technical limitation doesn’t allow using native application add-ons. These add-ons are mainly used to change the look and feel of the browser. However, according to TechCrunch, development of JavaScript-based add-ons for iPhone may be underway.

Dolphin Browser app is available for free from the App Store. (iTunes link)

   

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iEmu Will Allow Running iOS Apps On Windows, Android And Linux



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Have you ever wanted to run your iOS applications on your Mac, Windows or Android device? Creator of iEmu, new Kickstarter project, want to raise funds to make this possible.


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Video: 10 iconic Steve Jobs moments



The career of one of America’s most innovative businessmen has been more than just a string of moments, but these 10 peeks at Steve Jobs’s formidable presence will remind you of why his resignation is such a momentous event.

1. Steve Jobs demos Apple Macintosh, 1984

Steve Jobs introduces the Macintosh to the world. Computing would never be the same.


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Video overview of 30 popular Cydia tweaks



Here is a nice video overview of popular Cydia apps.

My personal top 30 Cydia tweaks of 2011. The tweaks chosen are both new and old, popular and unpopular. 30 is a big number so, I hope that most of you are able to find a tweak that you will enjoy having on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. The tweaks are my personal picks and we all will have our opinion. I know that there are allot of other awesome Cydia tweaks that I was unable to mention but, feel free to tell us about them in a video response or comment.

Cydia tweaks include: Tab+, Multiconmover, Infiniboard, Infinidock, SBSettings, Alphacon, Android Delete, Graviboard, Grid Lock, Animate Battery, Winterboard, Flipover, List Launcher, Cy Delete, Folder Enhancer, Pull to Refresh Safari, RetinaPad, Barrel, Camera Wallpaper, icon renamer, double tap to open, Pagenames, iSwipe, Stayopened, iTypeappleicon, retina app, icons, page pusher, Bytafont, AndroidLock XT, Insomnia

If you have never done jailbreak, you might want to try :)

   

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Apple reportedly created a team in 2008 to combat counterfeits



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CNN reports that Wikileaks cables showed that in 2008 Apple formed an anti-counterfeit team to combat fake iPod touches and iPhones. Initially Apple planned to go after street vendors and retailers, cooperate with police to raid production facilities, and to catch online retailers.

The technology giant eventually organized a team in March 2008 to curtail the explosion of knockoff iPods and iPhones, according to an electronic memo from the Beijing embassy dated September 2008.

In recent years fake products has been a serious problem for Apple. More recently, several Apple stores selling almost identical devices were opened in China. It is likely that great amount of counterfeit sales is connected with insufficient number of stores in this region. At present, Apple has only 4 stores, and a new store in Hong Kong will be opened this year.

Recently Apple hasn’t managed to combat counterfeits, as more and more fake products appear ahead of iPhone 5 launch.

Reportedly Chinese government doesn’t give any help to Apple. CNN reports that, according to the cable dated April 2009, Chinese government refused to investigate facility where fake Apple laptops were manufactured, because this could affect local jobs. Also it doesn’t approve Apple’s plans for a raid on a mall selling electronics in the Guangdong province, as it could scare away shoppers.

   

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Tuesday, August 30th, 2011. 18:19

Apple Released iTunes Match Beta For Developers



Yesterday Apple released a beta of the iTunes Match for developers. Apple described the system as follows:

iTunes Match stores your complete music library in iCloud, allowing you to enjoy your collection anywhere, anytime, on any iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or computer.


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Tuesday, August 30th, 2011. 15:09

Sources Suggest Apple Plans To Launch TV Set In The 2012-2013 Timeframe



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Earlier this year a former Apple executive revived the old rumors about Apple’s television set. Recently it seems that the frequency of rumors about Apple’s television project has increased, and now Venturebeat reported that multiple sources suggest the same.


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Sunday, August 28th, 2011. 21:29

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to (Un)Tether Jailbreak iPhone 3GS Using RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b (Mac OS) [iOS 4.3.5]



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This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform jailbreak of your iPhone 3GS on iOS 4.3.5 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b for Mac OS.

If you have iPhone 3GS with an old bootrom version 359.3, the jailbreak is untethered. If your device has bootrom version 359.3.2 and higher, jailbreak will be tethered. You can detect your bootrom version using this tutorial.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.

If you have other device, here are links to our RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b iOS 4.3.5 jailbreak tutorials:


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b (Mac OS) [iOS 4.3.5]



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This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on iOS 4.3.5 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b for Mac OS.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.

If you have other device, here are links to our RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b iOS 4.3.5 jailbreak tutorials:


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to (Un)Tether Jailbreak iPhone 3GS Using RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b (Windows) [iOS 4.3.5]



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This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform jailbreak of your iPhone 3GS on iOS 4.3.5 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b for Windows.

If you have iPhone 3GS with an old bootrom version 359.3, the jailbreak is untethered. If your device has bootrom version 359.3.2 and higher, jailbreak will be tethered. You can detect your bootrom version using this tutorial.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.

If you have other device, here are links to our RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b iOS 4.3.5 jailbreak tutorials:


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b (Windows) [iOS 4.3.5]



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This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on iOS 4.3.5 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.

If you have other device, here are links to our RedSn0w 0.9.8b7b iOS 4.3.5 jailbreak tutorials:


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Amazon Plans To Launch Tablets For “Hundreds Less” Than iPad



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As New York Post reports (via BGR), Amazon is preparing to release the rumored Android-based tablets that will cost “hundreds less” than $499 current base model of iPad 2. It is likely that “hundreds less” implies $299.


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Sunday, August 28th, 2011. 0:35

Apple Discontinued Offering $0.99 TV Show Rentals Through iTunes



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Apple stated to AllThingsD that offering of TV show rentals via iTunes was discontinued. Now users can only buy full episodes for just a dollar more than the previous rental price. The main advantage of buying full episodes is the possibility of re-watching them as many times as you want.


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Saturday, August 27th, 2011. 19:27

Rumors: Apple Turns From Samsung To Other A6 Processor Manufacturers



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Samsung, one of the main Apple’s component suppliers, is likely to face a financial blow from Apple. It is rumored that  Apple is actively looking for alternative A6 chip manufacturers. The designed in-house A6 processor is expected to debut in iPad 3 next year and afterwards find its way into iPhone 6.


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Friday, August 26th, 2011. 23:09

JailbreakMe Founder Comex Is Joining Apple As An Intern



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The founder of Jailbreakme.com Comex has said on Twitter that he is joining Apple as an intern. Site JailbreakMe.com greatly facilitates jailbreaking for users. He said about the hiring on Twitter:

“It's been really, really fun, but it's also been a while and I've been getting bored. So, the week after next I will be starting an internship with Apple”.


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Friday, August 26th, 2011. 17:50